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Dec 26, 2012 7:00am EST
through an area about 100 miles north of houston. snow is also causing problems in areas unaccustomed to seeing a white christmas. dallas got hit with a rare snowfall, which made for dangerous driving conditions on the roadways. >> it's a mess. it's scary. >> reporter: a similar scene in lubbock, texas. crews were on the scene at this accident. in the houston area, strong winds toppled this tree on to a pickup truck, killing the driver. this morning, the huge winter system is on the move toward the northeast. and there are concerns it could create a travel nightmare at the nation's busy airports when travelers are trying to get home after the christmas holiday. at the height of this last night, they estimated 25,000 customers without power. alabama power has been out all night working on debris powers like this, trying to get people's lights back on. from this point on, savannah, it only get colder as we get into the teeth of december. >> jim cantore, thank you. where are these storms headed next? maria larosa is tracking them for us, in for al. >>> strong thunderstorms in the southea
NBC
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am EST
george h.w. bush is in intensive care at the houston hospital. the 88-year-old is alert and talking but in guarded condition with a stubborn fever. the 41st president has been hospitalized since late november. he was admitted for a lingering cough and bronchitis. >>> former south africa president nelson mandela has been admitted to the hospital after being hospitalized. he was treated for a lung infection and gallstones. the government said mandela will receive top level care at his home after he's fully recovered. >>> the late senator inouye's successor lands in washington aboard air force one. schatz was tapped for senator and goes against inouye's final wish for colleen han abusa take over. >>> and the supreme court justice sonya say it to otomayo a request to stop a mandated contraceptive pill. >>> and still weighing the markets down, right? >> absolutely. as you can imagine, the markets are waiting on the edge of their seats for any deal on the budget crisis or fiscal cliff, as we call it and a lot of ceos are telling us once that uncertainty is lifted, it will give them more c
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
president george herbert walker bush issued a statement from his hospital bed in houston saying, quote, barbara and i mourn the loss of a true american patriot. more than that, said, president bush, he was a good and decent man and a dear friends. >> he was that and more. andrea mitchell in washington, thank you. >>> a lot of other news to get to this morning. let's head to the news desk. that's where we find natalie morales. >> good morning, everyone. speaking of the former president george h.w. bush, we have an update on his health. good morning to you, janet. >> reporter: natalie, good morning. an e-mail from former president bush's chief of staff is shedding new light on his condition today. it says in part she's confident he will recover. and she says, is he sick? yes. does he plan on going anywhere soon? no. he has every intention of staying put. he would ask me to tell you to please put the harps back in the closet. she goes on to say that mr. bush will likely be in the hospital for a while due to his age and he can use our prayers. natalie, back to you. >> we are sending them.
NBC
Dec 28, 2012 2:05am EST
daytime highs on tuesday. of wednesday lingering showers from corpus christi over to houston, new orleans, on up into atlanta, savannah, south to north carolina. remember you can get the latest weather information when you wake up with al and stephanie weekdays on the weather channel. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. >>> according to the national safety council more than 100,000 times a year people are injured and die due to texting and driving. >> at&t launched an it can wait campaign for this problem. charlene lake is at&t's chief sustainability officer. charlene, how are you? >> nice to see you. this is increasingly a problem difficult to control, isn't it? >> it certainly has. we all love our cell phones but we have to use them responsibly. and we've been talking to our customers about this for a couple of years. we decided this fall to launch a national campaign to put an end to texting while driving. the saddest part about 100,000 deaths is -- >> avoidable. >> absol
NBC
Dec 30, 2012 8:00am EST
. >>> george h.w. bush is out of intensive care and in a regular room in houston. a spokesman says his condition is improving. the 88-year-old has been hospitalized for more than a month with complications related to bronchitis >>> on december 31st, 1907, the first big ball drop took place in times square and somewhere back then a newscaster sat at a desk and talked about preparations. nothing has changed. the famous crystal ball is ready to drop and ring in 2013. the party planers leave nothing to chance. they tested the confetti in times square and packed on to broadway to watch the ball drop. >> there was no tv, big anchor desk or "today" show. in 1997, a newscaster was like, you will be doing weather. the ball is dropping pretty soon. >> how do you test confetti? >> do you hold it here and let it go? >> they cut up 1 million pieces an standout side their apartment and drop it. >> jenna, thanks. >>> in the meantime, dylan dreyer is here with a check of weather. it is going to be cold? >> it certainly is cold. confetti falls no matter what. it will get tossed in the wind. year's eva
NBC
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
kentucky, through tennessee, look at that from memphis down houston, back into waco, texas, we could see an isolated tornado develop later on this evening, it's this powerful cold front with rain and storms, snow to the north. we could end up with six to nine inches of snow across minneapolis later on today and then tomorrow that cold front pushes eastward. it loses the cold air that will produce snow, rain into northern new england and stretching down to the carolinas. also into northwestern georgia as well and the cold air surges in to the northern plains. >> areas of showers you have to watch for today, maybe even fog. temperatures holding instead in the upper 40's to low 50's. the seven-day forecast shows warming up to the 60's tomorrow the 50's the rest of the week. >> and it is sunday now, and that means tonight is sunday night football night in america, and two years in a row we are talking about the lions taking on the packers with snow on lambeau field. we could end up with about four inches of snow in green bay. the snow showers should taper off through the second half of the g
NBC
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am EST
for women in sexual violence. >>> george h.w. bush is still in intensive care at a hospital in houston. family spokesman jim mcgrath says the 88-year-old former president is improving. his conversations with doctors and nurses now include singing. bush is being treated for a fever following bronchitis-related cough. >>> is hockey going to happen this season? i ask you that. the nhl wants to get back to the bargaining table with the locked out players association after a new contract offer from the league broke thece between the two sides -- no pun intended. okay, maybe a small one. talks are scheduled to resume sunday in new york. >>> proof that annual traditions in other countries don't always translate. a town in southeast spain is cleaning up after revelers battled it out with flour, eggs, and -- wait for it -- firecrackers. the annual flour/egg/firecracker fight takes place on december 28 and celebrates spain's equivalent of april fool's day. to recap, that is flour, eggs, and firecrackers. jud . >> do they combine? >> yeah, like bisquick a la requirecrackers. >> some story meeting
NBC
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
at a houston hospital. i once was lost but now i'm found was blind ♪ >> first lady barbara bush called the band one of her husband's favorites and asked them to serenade him while he was in the hospital suffering from bronchitis and other related issues. al roker is in pasadena. lucky guy. >> announcer: "today's" weather is brought to you by ankkellogg special k products. >> awful nice of you, andrea. thank you very much. we are literally riding high, 17 feet in the air, this is the rfd tv float. it is a giant john deere tractor. take a look at our other camera, all the detail. you see tea leaves, parsley covering this, aall these flowers. it is awfully cool. we'll have 13 vintage tractors following them here on the rose parade route that kicks off tomorrow, 11:00 am eastern, 8:00 am pacific time right here on nbc. let's get you caught up as far as your weather is concerned. and we are looking at, for new year's day, new year's eve day, a lot of rain down from the south into texas, mid mississippi river valley, snow showers from west new york back into the southwest. rain along the pac
NBC
Dec 10, 2012 7:00am EST
around with kids that were using drugs. >> reporter: ava, a houston mom, who suspected her daughter might be using drugs called kristen. >> i was worried that she might be using drugs. >> reporter: the parent must be in the room. if roxie indicates that she found something, the parent has to uncover whatever it is. >> i just say my dog has alerted in this area. if i were you, i would search the entire area. i give them an idea of what they need to do next. >> reporter: roxie did find marijuana in the garage of ava's home, a discovery that was difficult for her and her daughter. >> she was upset that i invaded her privacy. >> reporter: a conversation that she says turned her daughter around. a new group of school friends and improving grades. >> the reason why i did it is to keep her safe and off drugs. >> reporter: "today" show contributor and child psychologist dr. jeffrey gardere says bringing in a drug-sniffing dogs may solve a problem but it could make the problem worse. >> i think it is an overkill. what it comes down to is having a relationship. and i don't know if you can do that i
NBC
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
. >> reporter: she was ripped off in houston. her laptop, her jewelry all stolen. >> my heart just dropped. somebody had, you know, been in my space. somebody has been through my stuff. >> reporter: police say it was this man, matthew cook who used the same kind of gadget at several hotels. now charged with felony theft, he pled not guilty. so what's being done? the hotel industry and the company that makes the locks have known about the problem since july. says it has broadly communicated available solutions, but five months later, we found this country inn and suites still in the dark. we showed the general manager. >> were you aware of this problem? >> no. >> she says no one ever alerted her to the issue. >> what are you going to say to them? >> i want all my locks changed. >> in a statement onity says safety is the highest priority and all customer requests for these solutions have already been fulfilled or are in the process of being fulfilled. onity has given some hotels a free plastic cap to cover the port. the industry says they work, but not our expert. >> they're silly. they're b
NBC
Dec 17, 2012 7:00am EST
all the time and believe for the best. >> your church is in houston, texas. that part of the country, as many parts of the country, is guns. people grow up with them, use them responsibly and safely. there will be a lot of focus on guns in the coming days and weeks. as a pastor with the type of parish you have, do you feel it's tiyour job to take a standn that? >> i really don't. politics divide us. good people on both sides of the aisle. i don't know what the best answer is there either but i try to guide them, giving them hope in this time of need. >> in terms of talking to our children about this, what's the best thing we can say, the most important thing we can say in the wake of this? >> you know, i really feel like, one, we can pray. it gives our children a sense of compassion. we see this on tv. they need to know, these are real people just like we are. i feel like in our own children that we need to instill a sense of security, you know. because it's a very insecure world. we still need to, as parents, just let our children feel like they are secure. >> the osteen family, tha
NBC
Dec 18, 2012 7:00am PST
a little problem here houston. what happened mary? my finger. i got my finger in the way. i was trying to copy you and my fingers just are useless. my pot may be a lost cause, but lynn's almost finished a flawless piece. which means, of course, it's time for his signature touch. what are you doing, lynn? i'm messing it up. i'm undoing it mary. why? because this is what makes it fun. a little character. yeah. it's not from costco. watching lynn at work, it's clear his vineyard home's a perfect fit for his imperfect art. all these things come to me when i'm out here. i don't have to think of what to draw. it just flows to me. just being here. you can feel the vibe of the land. it's awesome. ah! done! you won't want to miss what's next in wine country, an amazing adventure, finding your way out of a maze. it's a dead end. how do you know? oh. some people turn around and they're just completely lost. they don't know where they're at. where getting lost is all part of the fun. click on inwinecountry .com to see behind the scenes photos, watch videos, download podcasts and sign up for our em
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